What is Oregon Lemon Law?

by | Feb 20, 2017 | Lawyers and Law Firms

Residents of Oregon need their cars to get them from point A to point B and back again, just as everyone else in the world does. If you go out and buy a car, truck, or van that is new or even if you just lease one, you have every right to expect it to function like it’s supposed too. Sometimes, however, this isn’t the case, and that is where the Oregon Lemon Law steps in to protect you and right to own or lease a car that works according to the seller’s standards. You are protected under the federal laws, as well as Oregon Lemon Law so that if you buy a lemon, you aren’t stuck with it. Read on below for a little about the lemon law in Oregon that you need to know.

What is Covered?

The Oregon Lemon Law covers cars, trucks or vans that are brought by residents. The vehicle can be bought new or leased and will be covered if the car is used mostly for family, personal or household activities. This protection is in place for two years after the purchase of the vehicle or 24,000 miles, according to which one comes first.

How to Get Relief from a Lemon?

The dealer has three tries to get the car in the running condition that is stated in the warranty. If given reasonable time, the maker of the car doesn’t fix it to specifications, then you are entitled to force the issue and file for relief. Your best course of action, in this case, is to contact the attorneys at the Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® for help filing and to get the relief you deserve.

This is a little of what you need to know about the lemon laws in Oregon. Help is around the corner if it’s needed.

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